Kelcey Wright Johnson is a sports journalist who became the first Canadian woman to become an NBA host in the U.S. She currently serves as the TV host for Grind City Media and the Memphis Grizzlies.
Aside from her profession, Kelcey is also known for sharing stunning fashion pictures of herself in different outfits on her Instagram page which has over 170k followers.
It might interest you to also know that, Kelcey was a former college hooper before she decided to pursue a career in journalism.
|Kelcey Wright Johnson
|34 years old
|January 13, 1990
|Canadian and American
|Father: Rob Wright
Mother: Penny Wright
|Below $1 Million
Early Life and Background
Kelcey Wright Johnson was born and brought up in Toronto, Canada before she moved to the United States in pursuit of her career in Journalism.
She is the daughter of Rob Wright and Penny Wright. Kelcey’s father “Rob” served as the assistant coach for the basketball WBB-Ryerson from 2009 to 2011. Currently, Rob is the Co-chair of Basketball Canada.
On the other hand, her mom “Penny Wright” became the first female to referee in all 4 conferences (OUA East and West – men’s and women’s basketball). Penny has also officiated in 6 USport Women’s National Championship games, and 1 CCAA National Championship game.
As for her sibling, Kelcey has a brother who also played basketball. For now, we don’t know what her brother is currently up to.
Regarding Kelcey’s educational background, she studied Journalism at Ryerson University from 2009 to 2013.
How Old is Kelcey Wright Johnson?
Kelcey Wright Johnson was born in Toronto, Canada on January 13, 1990. As of 2024, Kelcey is 34 years old.
Kelcey Wright Johnson used to play college basketball, and then she started talking about sports on TV. She began in 2014, but things were tough because everything was going digital. By 2015, she lost her job twice, but she didn’t give up.
After that, she wrote and talked about sports for different places like TSN, DAZN Canada, Yahoo Canada Sports, and the Toronto Argos and Toronto Marlies.
She traveled to seven countries for big sports events. She spent three seasons talking about the Toronto Raptors and college basketball on TV in Canada.
In 2019, she achieved her dream job as the NBA host and digital contributor for the Memphis Grizzlies, becoming the only Canadian female NBA host in the U.S.A.
So far in her career, Kelcey has covered big sports events like the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Pan Am Games, Gatorade Athlete of the Year Awards, BioSteel All-Canadian games, and more.
Kelcey W. Johnson Interview with Ja Morant
Kelcey is a talented and beautiful sports journalist whose stunning looks and figure have captivated many.
However, it is unclear if she is married with kids or not. This lack of information has left some of her fans wondering why no athlete has put a ring on her finger yet.
Kelcey Wright Johnson is earning very well as a sports journalist. A glimpse of her lifestyle can be seen on her Instagram profile.
Though her net worth and assets are yet to be publicly declared salary.com reports that the average salary of a sports journalist in the U.S earns roughly between $46k to $52k annually.